From March 9-15, FRIDA team members will be at the United Nations to speak at several events to raise the issues of young feminist groups and advocate for more resources for their work. Take a look at the events below. Be sure to check back as we’ll update more in the coming days.
We hope you can join us!
CSW Side Event:
TIME & DATE: 13 March at 10:00 am – 11:30 am
LOCATION: ECOSOC Chamber
A conversation among various gender equality advocates and stakeholders across generations to discuss strategies and perspectives that can accelerate the achieving of gender equality by 2030. FRIDA Co-Coordinator Devi Leiper O’Malley will provide a counterpoint on investing in and financing for gender equality.
NGO CSW Forum Parallel Event:
TIME & DATE: 10 March at 2:30 pm
LOCATION: Armenian Convention Center Ballroom 1
World Bank research shows that investing in girls is the best strategy to reduce global poverty, but only two cents of every dollar in international funding goes to programs for girls. FRIDA Co-Coordinator Ruby Johnson will speak on girl-centered philanthropies to make the case for increased investments that empower girls to transform their own lives, families, communities, and the world.